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Sobering stats on fire deaths prompt program expansion

Smoke detectors alerted people to a fire in fewer than half of the building fires Galveston firefighters were called to this year.

Clear Creek project to benefit region, officials say

A $295 million Clear Creek flood control project could take five to 10 years to complete and, while much of the work is outside Galveston C…

Former isle public housing residents plan to reunite


Local Sports

County boys athlete of the year excelled in two sports, played on after tragedy

Putting together not just one, but two outstanding sports seasons, Santa Fe’s Josh Blankenship was the overwhelming choice of the Galveston County community for 2017-18 boys athlete of the year.

Heated Dynamo-FC Dallas rivalry match ends in draw

The Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas battled to a hard-fought 1-1 draw in their Texas Derby rivalry match Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium.

League City's Katiana Gonzalez wins tournament

League City’s Katiana Gonzalez won the girls’ 10-and-under singles green-ball division at the Racquet Pro Pasadena Challenger 1-Day tennis …


Santa Fe students, teachers deserve better security

Installing metal detectors in Santa Fe schools won’t be easy. And it will be expensive. But the benefits far outweigh the costs and school …

Success in life requires falling

A friend of mine recently said 90 percent of surfing is paddling, only 10 percent is surfing.

Hitchcock is right to seek some professional help

Hitchcock’s elected commission made a good decision this week when it empowered Mayor Dorothy Childress to search for a professional admini…

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